Resolving Windows® 7 Internet Connection Problems
Get to know more about resolving Internet connection problems on your Windows 7 system
Windows 7 has excellent networking capabilities. Windows 7 comes with many advanced features such as Windows Defender (default security program), two-way firewall and Internet Explorer 8 (default Internet web browser). Windows 7 even has a network set-up wizard that can be used to set-up and configure Internet related settings on the system. Nonetheless, there are some problems that might come up with the use of Internet on Windows 7. Some of the common Internet related issues include system not connecting, errors when connecting, connection dropping, Internet connection being very slow and so on. Internet connection problems might come up when users are trying to connect the system to Internet or when users have already connected the system to Internet and issues are coming up. Internet connection issues should be resolved as quickly as possible as it would make it impossible for users to update the OS or the antivirus program installed on the system.
Following details give users more information regarding ways to resolve Internet connection issues on Windows 7:
- Scan for Infections
- Check Drivers
- Verify Connections
Scan for Infections
There are many malware that can cause network related issues on a computer. If your Windows 7 system got infected with malware, then users would face connectivity issues. All users having Windows 7 Internet issues are advised to scan the system for malware and if such infections are found, removing them would automatically fix the problems and get Internet connection working.
Your Windows 7 system connects to Internet with the help of network cards. Drivers are the link between the network cards and the operating system. If these drivers are having some issues, then problems would come up while connecting your Windows 7 system to Internet. All Windows 7 users having Internet connecting issues are advised to check the network drivers installed on the system using the device manager. If the network drivers are found incorrect, illegitimate or outdated, then drivers would have to be replaced to solve the issue.
Network connections are used to connect Internet to your Windows 7 system. If the connecting hardware used to connect the modem/router with Windows 7 system is not secure or they are having some issues, then connection problems would come up. Such problems can be only resolved by checking the connections and if the connecting hardware such as cables or pins are damaged, they would have to be replaced to solve the problems. If your Windows 7 system is connected to wireless network, then users have to check for interruptions and then disable or turn off the devices causing the issues.
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